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Third Schedule

Oaths of Office


President

[Article 42]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I am a Muslim and believe in the Unity and Oneness of Almighty Allah, the Books of Allah, the Holy Quran being the last of them, the Prophethood of Muhammad (peace be upon him) as the last of the Prophets and that there can be no Prophet after him, the Day of Judgment, and all the requirements and teachings of the Holy Quran and Sunnah:

That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as President of Pakistan, I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law, and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

That, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill- will:

And that I will not directly or indirectly communicate or reveal to any person any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as President of Pakistan, except as may be required for the due discharge of my duties as President.

 743[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 743

Prime Minister

[Article 91( 744[5] 744)]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do swear solemnly that l am a Muslim and believe in the Unity and Oneness of Almighty Allah, the Books of Allah, the Holy Quran being the last of them, the Prophethood of Muhammad (peace be upon him) as the last of the Prophets and that there can be no Prophet after him, the Day of Judgment, and all the requirements and teachings of the Holy Quran and Sunnah:

That I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as Prime Minister of Pakistan, I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, hon-estly, to the best of my ability, faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law, and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

That, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill- will:

And that I will not directly or indirectly communicate or reveal to any person any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as Prime Minister except as may be required for the due discharge of my duties as Prime Minister.

 745[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 745

Federal Minister or Minister Of State

[Article 92(2)]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan: That, as Federal Minister (or Minister of State); I will discharge my duties, and perform my func-tions, honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law, and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

That, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill- will:

And that I will not directly or indirectly communicate or reveal to any person any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as Federal Minister (or Minister of State), except as may be required for the due discharge of my duties as Federal Minister (or Minister of State), or as may be specially permitted by the Prime Minister.

 746[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 746

Speaker of National Assembly or Chairman of Senate

[Article 53(2) and 61]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as Speaker of the National Assembly (or Chairman of the Senate) and whenever I am called upon to act as President of Pakistan, I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully, accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the law and as Speaker of the National Assembly in accordance with the rules of the Assembly (or as Chairman of the Senate in accordance with the rules of the Senate), and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

And that, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill- will.

 747[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 747

Deputy Speaker of National Assembly or Deputy Chairman Of Senate

[Article 53(2) and 61]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, whenever I am called upon to act as Speaker of the National Assembly (or Chairman of the Senate), I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the law and the rules of the Assembly (or Senate), and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

And that, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill-will.

 748[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 748

Member of National Assembly or Member of Senate

[Article 65]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That as a member of the National Assembly (or Senate), I will perform my functions honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully, in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law, and the rules of the Assembly (or Senate), and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

And that I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

Governor of Province

[Article 102]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as the Governor of the Province of ____________, I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law, and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well-being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

That, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill-will:

And that I will not directly or indirectly communicate or reveal to any person any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as Governor of the Province of ____________ except as may be required for the due discharge of my duties as Governor.

 749[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 749

Chief Minister or Provincial Minister

[Articles  750[130(5)] 750 and 132(2)]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as a Chief Minister (or Minister) of the Government of the Province of ____________, I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law, and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

That, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill- will:

And that I will not directly or indirectly communicate or reveal to any person any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as Chief Minister (or Minister) except as may be required for the due discharge of my duties as Chief Minister (or Minister) or as may be specially permitted by the Chief Minister.

 751[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 751

Speaker of a Provincial Assembly

[Articles 53(2) and 127]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of the Province of ____________,  752[and whenever I am called upon to act as Governor, I will discharge] 752 my duties, and perform my functions honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully, in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the law and the rules of the Assembly, and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

And that, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill- will.

 753[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 753

Deputy Speaker of a Provincial Assembly

[Articles 53(2) and 127]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, whenever I am called upon to act as Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of the Province of ____________, I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the law and the rules of the Assembly, and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

And that, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill- will.

 754[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 754

Member of a Provincial Assembly

[Articles 65 and 127]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as a member of the Provincial Assembly of ____________, I will perform my functions honestly to the best of my ability faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the law and the rules of the Assembly, and always in the interest of the sovereignty, integrity, solidarity, well- being and prosperity of Pakistan:

That I will strive to preserve the Islamic Ideology which is the basis for the creation of Pakistan:

And that I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

 755[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 755

Auditor-General of Pakistan

[Article 168(2)]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, _________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as Auditor- General of Pakistan, I will discharge my duties and perform my functions honestly, faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law and to the best of my knowledge, ability and judgment, without fear or favor, affection or ill- will, and that I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions.

 756[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 756

Chief Justice of Pakistan or of a High Court or Judge of The Supreme Court or a High Court

[Articles 178 and 194]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as Chief Justice of Pakistan (or a Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan or Chief Justice or a Judge of the High Court for the Province or Provinces of ____________) I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly to the best of my ability and faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law:

That I will abide by the code of conduct issued by the Supreme Judicial Council:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

And that, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favor, affection or ill-will.

 757[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 757
 758[

Chief Justice or Judge of Federal Shariat Court

[Article 203-C (7)]

(In the name of Allah the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ______________________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan:

That, as Chief Justice of the Federal Shariat Court (or a Judge of the Federal Shariat Court), I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability, and faithfully, in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law:

That I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions:

That I will abide by the code of conduct issued by the Supreme Judicial Council:

That I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:

And that, in all circumstances, I will do right to all manner of people, according to law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will.

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).


] 758

Chief Election Commissioner  765[or a Member of the Election Commission of Pakistan] 765

[Article 214]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that as Chief Election Commissioner,  766[or, as the case may be, member of the Election Commission of Pakistan] 766 I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability, faithfully in accordance with the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the law, and without fear or favor, affection or ill- will, and that I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions.

 767[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 767

Members Of The Armed Forces

[Article 244]

(In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.)

I, ____________, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Pakistan and uphold the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan which embodies the will of the people, that I will not engage myself in any political activities whatsoever and that I will honestly and faithfully serve Pakistan in the Pakistan Army (or Navy or Air Force) as required by and under the law.

 768[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 768

Notes

743   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
744   Substituted by Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010, Section 100(i) (with effect from April 19, 2010) for "3".
745   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
746   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
747   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
748   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
749   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
750   Substituted by Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010, Section 100(ii) (with effect from April 19, 2010) for "131(4)".
751   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
752   Substituted by Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010, Section 100(iii) (with effect from April 19, 2010) for "I will discharge".
753   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
754   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
755   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
756   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
757   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
758   Substituted by Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010, Section 100(iv) (with effect from April 19, 2010) for " 759[

 760[Chief Justice] 760 or  761[Judge] 761 of Federal Shariat Court

[Article 203-C (7)]

I, ___________________, do solemnly swear that, as the  762[Chief Justice] 762 (or a  763[Judge] 763) of the Federal Shariat Court, I will discharge my duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability and faithfully in accordance with law;

And that I will not allow my personal interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions.

 764[

May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'meen).

] 764
] 759".
759   Inserted by Constitution (Amendment) Order, 1980 (President's Order No. 1 of 1980), Art. 4 (with effect from May 26, 1980).
760   Substituted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(1) (with effect from March 2, 1985) for "Chairman".
761   Substituted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(1) (with effect from March 2, 1985) for "member".
762   Substituted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(1) (with effect from March 2, 1985) for "Chairman".
763   Substituted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(1) (with effect from March 2, 1985) for "member".
764   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
765   Inserted by Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Act, 2012, Section 11(a) (with effect from February 28, 2012).
766   Inserted by Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Act, 2012, Section 11(b) (with effect from February 28, 2012).
767   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).
768   Inserted by Revival of Constitution of 1973 Order, 1985 (President's Order No. 14 of 1985), Art. 2, Sch. item 55(2) (with effect from March 2, 1985).

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